Major fanatics of the new punk happenings in the late-‘70s, Tesco Vee and Dave Stimson set out to chronicle, lambast, ridicule, and heap praise on all they arbitrarily loved or hated in the punk music communities in the US and abroad. The result was Touch and Go magazine, the hugely influential hardcore punk zine that exposed the world to Black Flag, Minor Threat, and the Misfits. Containing all 22 original issues, and new introductory essays by punk icons—including John Brannon, Ian MacKaye, Henry Rollins, amongst others—see the history of hardcore punk unfold before your eyes in vivid black and white.
We all know how critical it is to keep independent voices alive and strong on the Internet. Please consider a donation to support our work as independent cultural critics and historians. Your donation will help PopMatters stay viable through these changing and challenging times. Thanks everyone.
// Short Ends and Leader
"The two Steves at Double Take are often mistaken for Paul Newman and Robert Redford; so it's appropriate that they shoot it out over Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.READ the article